Columns

Trump Can’t Win The Election, But He Might Be Able To Steal It

Two recent statements by President Donald Trump that need not be fact checked are: “This is the most important election in the history of our country” and “This will be the most corrupt election in US history.” Tuesday, November 3rd, … Continue reading

Crispy Potato Wedges

Recipe This is one of those recipes that I don’t have exact measurements for. It varies depending on how many potatoes you use and how seasoned you like your wedges. So, feel free to adjust according to your taste. The … Continue reading

Carol Hughes’ column – When will there be a vaccine?

As the pandemic moved through its early stages, a lot of hope was placed on the development of a vaccine that would enable us to get back to normal.  We were told that it could take longer than a year … Continue reading

Michael Mantha’s News from the Park column 201023

Regular readers of this column will no doubt have noticed that I frequently refer to various idioms and quotations.  I admit that I have always liked idioms as they cause us to think of the underlying meanings and how we … Continue reading

Hot Spinach Dip

Recipe I have made different spinach dips throughout the years but I think this one is my new favourite. I made it last weekend for my kids and they loved it. It contains simple ingredients with the red pepper adding … Continue reading

A Stable Of Horses And A Gaggle Of Geese – My Worst Audience Ever!

So I get an email from Patricia of the Canadian Consortium On Neurodegeneration In Aging inviting me to be the guest speaker at their October 15th National Conference. My first thought was that these medical minds must be studying the … Continue reading

Carol Hughes’ column – The case for strong public investments

In case you missed it, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) with its long history of concern about national debt loads, has encouraged developed countries to increase infrastructure spending in order to spur an economic recovery.  Citing a lack of private … Continue reading

Tips to Reduce Food Waste

Did you know that 30-40% of our food supply becomes food waste?!When we consider the land, water, labour, energy and other inputs used in producing, processing, transporting, preparing, storing, and disposing of this discarded food – PHEWF! – the impacts … Continue reading

Stove Top Meatloaf

Recipe I’ll admit I was skeptical. I’ve been making the same meatloaf recipes for years, but the reviews on this recipe were great and I was looking for something easy to make for supper. I’m here to tell you, I … Continue reading

Out-Of-The-Box Entrepreneurism Thrives Amid The Pandemic Chaos

With the economy’s hands tied behind its back, entrepreneurs are entrepreneuring like never before. There’s already an app to track the COVID-19 virus with an app to test it on the way. There are kits to grow green vegetables at … Continue reading